From BME Encyclopedia
- June 27 - German artist, Tattoo Samy died.
9: Elaine Davidson was titled the most pierced woman with 720 piercings.
- Michelle Black was convicted for having inadequate sterilization procedures, failing to conduct her business in a safe manner due to the effects of alcohol consumption, and failing to comprehend the substances she was using.
28: Cliff Raven passed away.
- John Joyce opened Scarab Body Arts.
- Body Art Forms was founded.
- Ichi The Killer was released on DVD.
- The Texas SusCon, the world's first and definitive annual suspension convention started being hosted by Allen Falkner and TSD.
- A 22-year old American woman got a brain infection after taking out her infected tongue piercing.